With “Shooting Star” ending today, Lee Sung-kyung, Kim Young-dae, Yoon Jong-hoon, Kim Yoon-hye, Park So-jin, and Lee Jung-shin expressed their gratitude directly to the viewers.
tvN’s Friday and Saturday drama “Shooting Star” (scripted by Choi Yeon-soo/directed by Lee Soo-hyun/produced by Studio Dragon, Mace Entertainment) will end with the final episode being broadcast today (Jun 11th). In regard of this, “Shooting Star” unveiled behind-the-scenes stories of the drama’s main characters, Lee Sung-kyung (playing Oh Han-byul), Kim Young-dae (playing Gong Tae-sung), Yoon Jong-hoon (playing Kang Yoo-sung), Kim Yoon-hye (playing Park Ho-young), Park So-jin (playing Cho Ki-joy), and Lee Jung-hye (playing Do Soo-hyuk).
First of all, Lee Sung-kyung, who played the role of Oh Han-byeol, the head of Star Force Entertainment’s public relations team, showed off her charm of a lovely talented character, saying, “I sincerely thank the viewers for loving ‘Shooting Star’. We have such good chemistry between the actors and staff while filming, so we actually got to work in a pleasant atmosphere. Thanks to everyone’s consideration, I was able to act happily. I’m very sad that it’s really the last episode,” she said, expressing her gratitude to the viewers and affection for the work.
On the other hand, Kim Young-dae, who was praised for his perfect chemistry with Lee Sung-kyung, said, “I was so happy to film ‘Shooting Star’. Good actors and good staff have worked together to create a good drama, and I sincerely thank everyone for enjoying it. We will continue to greet you with improved performances in the future,” he said.
Yoon Jong-hoon played the role of Kang Yoo-sung, the first team leader of Star Force Entertainment in the drama, completely erased the image from his previous work and was reborn as a sweet man. In response, Yoon Jong-hoon said, “’Shooting Star’, which we had filmed together for half a year, is about to air the last episode. It was a very warm and lovely work, and it was a truly happy and healing time for me to play Kang Yoo-sung,” he said. “I would like to say thank you to director Lee Soo-hyun, writer Choi Yeon-soo, all the production staff, and the actors who were with me. And I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the viewers who have loved “Shooting Star” and Kang Yoo-sung. I will come back with another good image and another good drama. Thank you,” he added.
Kim Yoon-hye, who played the role of “Park Ho-young,” the second team leader of Star Force Entertainment, and made viewers smile with her cute passion, said, “I am so grateful to those who loved and supported our ‘Shooting Star’. I’m so sad that the drama is about to end because I’ve been filming happily for the past seven months, but I couldn’t have been happier because I could be together with my lovely character Ho-young. I was so grateful to director Lee Soo-hyun, the writer’s staff who always gave me a lot of love at the scene, our Star Force family who must be working hard somewhere, and Ho-young’s actors,” she said.
Park So-jin, who played the role of “Jo Ki-bum,” a reporter from Onstar Daily’s entertainment department, and received favorable reviews for her high-quality performance, said, “I would like to thank the viewers for their love for ‘Shooting Star.’ It was two months full of joy for me because many have cheered for my character and sympathized with her hardships. I will continue to support everyone who suffers in the world of stars, and I will also love and appreciate those around me who care for me as an actress.“
Finally, Lee Jung-shin, who played the role of “Do Soo-hyuk,” a lawyer at Star Force Entertainment, as a chemistry trigger no matter what gender his partner has, said, “I feel relieved that the end of ‘Shooting Star,’ which was filmed from later last year to early this year, is finally here. Psychologically, I feel like the filming is finally over. It was a happy time being able to work with wonderful people. When filming ‘Shooting Star,’ everyone laughed and filmed in a pleasant atmosphere, and I hope that these good energy will reach the viewers. I want to say thank you to the viewers and fans who have watched us so far.“
In addition, the behind-the-scenes still cuts released contains the shining chemistry of Lee Sung-kyung and Kim Young-dae couple, Yoon Jong-hoon and Kim Yoon-hye couple, and Park So-jin and Lee Jung-shin couple. While each couple’s personality and chemistry are also revealed in the behind-the-scenes footages, attention is being paid to how each of their story will end in the final episode of “Shooting Star.” The final episode airs at 10:40 p.m. on Jun 11th.